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Murdoch University

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer Southeast Asian Politics

• Continuous Academic position
• Lecturer or Senior Lecturer Southeast Asian Politics - School of Management and Governance $85,325 - $120,521 plus 17% employer contribution superannuation and the opportunity to salary package

Murdoch is a University striving to make a difference to the way we live, think and understand each other and the world around us. Over the past two years Murdoch has undergone significant restructure to boost the quality of research and teaching and is today amongst one of the best universities in the world opened less than fifty years ago.

We are recognised as one of Australia's leading research institutions, and were one of only two Western Australian Universities to be listed in the 2012-2013 'Top 400' of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Murdoch was also placed in the top five per cent of universities globally in the 2012-2013 QS World University's World Rankings.

The School of Management and Governance has over 100 highly qualified and dedicated staff that mentor over 7,250 students with interests in business, management, politics, government, and public and private sector regulation.

The School is seeking applications for the position of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Southeast Asian Politics. The position entails affiliation to the world-renowned Asia Research Centre.

Applicants are expected to:
• have obtained a PhD in a relevant field and to show experience in conducting research on Southeast Asian Politics, with specialisation in areas such as comparative politics, political economy, political sociology, security studies or public policy. Evidence of expertise on contemporary Indonesian politics is preferred.
• show capacity to coordinate and teach undergraduate units and to supervise PhD Theses. Ability to each MA (Masters) units in our new launched Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs is desirable.

For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description or contact Professor Vedi Hadiz, on or (+61) 8 9360 6259.

To Apply

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, CV and a statement addressing the selection criteria (found in the Position Description).
Application procedures and the position description can be found at the Murdoch University website at
Please send applications to
Closing date: Friday 2nd May 2014